Tag Archives: Fitness

Crossfit Fitness Standards

Intro My discussion about senior fitness with Coach Andy Handle of Crossfit Charlotte is still fresh in my mind. He asked what I wanted to get out of Crossfit? I replied that I taught a “SilverSneakers” chair based class for … Continue reading

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Back to New Balance (Shoes)

After years of running in New Balance shoes, I damaged both my feet on a long training run while preparing for my second marathon. Early in the morning I laced my shoes tight (thinking that would keep them tied) and … Continue reading

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Navy Nutrition

Can a diet recommended for the elite US Navy SEAL teams also be good for Seniors? Navy SEAL Video | Navy SEAL BUD/S Training Nutrition.  

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Diet and exercise work together to achieve fitness!

Yesterday while talking about weight loss with some friends, one said, “I want to report that I’ve been eating grass all week and when I weighed myself this morning, I found that I haven’t lost a pound”! Another friend replied, … Continue reading

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What about shoes?

I couldn’t help but notice the new shoes on the feet of one of the instructors at the gym. They were flat with minimal stability like Christopher McDougall suggests in his book Born To Run. More than that they were … Continue reading

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